Featured Recording Opportunity: Soli!

Submission deadline: June 17, 2022

PARMA Recordings presents a classical recording opportunity for solo piano and solo organ works. Projects will receive production from PARMA’s award winning audio team, and will be recorded by organist Karel Martínek or pianist Charlene Farrugia, respectively.

Recording Services

Recording with solo organ and solo piano.

Video Services

Option for multi-camera performance capture and/or documentary video production available.

Option for performance possible, if selected and approved by the performer.

Featured organ soloist Karel Martínek

Karel Martínek

Artistic director of the International Organ Festival in Olomouc, organist, and choirmaster at St. Wenceslas cathedral in Olomouc, Karel Martìnek has won several interpretation and improvisation competitions during his career.

Martìnek regularly performs literature from all epochs and styles, while giving considerable attention to improvisation. His discography includes several recordings including documentary films and music. As a composer, Martìnek’s catalog includes organ, piano, choir, and orchestra music, receiving several awards at different competitions.

Examples:

Falling Man/Dancing Man
Andrew Schultz, composer

Salzburg Prelude
Tedd Russo, composer

Featured piano soloist Charlene Farrugia

Charlene Farrugia

Praised by musicians, audiences, and music critics as an “enfant terrible of Maltese piano,” Charlene Farrugia is one of the most prominent performers of the younger generation.

With multiple awards to her name, Farrugia has performed numerous for Heads of State including Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester; a piano recital at Château St. Anne in Brussels; The Story Of London series organized by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson, and many others.Farrugia has also been listed as one of the world’s great women pianists and is also an EMMA for peace artist.

Examples:

Tango Concerto
Beth Mehocic, composer

7 Recitatives & Fugues
Aram Khachaturian, composer

“Working with PARMA Recordings was a dream come true. I am forever grateful for everybody involved in making this recording a reality.”

– Ben Marino, composer
“All of [PARMA’s] efforts to make the recordings come together on such a tight deadline are hugely appreciated. Very glad I was pointed in your direction.”
– Zak Engel, composer
“The orchestra performed at a fantastic level, and we were both astounded by the efficiency of the session as a whole and would like to sincerely thank all involved.”
– Dinah Bianchi, composer

Guidelines

Please note before submitting: This opportunity requires funding/budget to be secured by or on behalf of the artists of approved pieces. Artists will retain full ownership of their resulting masters and maintain full control of the artistic direction of the project. Costs are determined based on approved pieces of music as assessed by our A&R and Production Departments as well as the ensembles and performers involved. PARMA’s team is available to assist with planning, approvals, and outward-facing documentation to assist toward the generation of project funding for approved pieces.

The deadline for all submissions is JUNE 17, 2022.

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